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Excess medical weed fees can fund drug treatment, AG says
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Excess medical weed fees can fund drug treatment, AG says

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services   State lawmakers are free to use fees paid by medical marijuana patients to operate programs to help get people off of other drugs, Attorney General Mark Brnovich has concluded. But...
Feds throw in the towel in ex-lawmaker’s bribery case
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Feds throw in the towel in ex-lawmaker’s bribery case

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services   Federal prosecutors gave up last week in their effort to convict a former utility regulator and others on charges on bribery and fraud. In a two-page filing, Assistant U.S....
Feeling blessed, Jon Anderson recalls 50 years in Yes
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Feeling blessed, Jon Anderson recalls 50 years in Yes

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By christina fuoco-karasinski, Contributor   On tour with Yes for its 50th anniversary, singer Jon Anderson can’t believe it’s been five decades. “I wake up every morning going, ‘What?!’ Anderson said. “What...
Mobile urgi-care unit makes house calls in Chandler
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Mobile urgi-care unit makes house calls in Chandler

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By MELODY BIRKETT, Contributor   DispatchHealth is bringing back house calls to Chandler. The new business makes it possible to avoid the emergency room or urgent care in some instances. People in need of less-serious...
Religious leaders are friends for the friendless
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Religious leaders are friends for the friendless

August 18th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By DR. RABBI IRWIN WIENER Contributor Going through many books and writings over the years, I am sometimes drawn to articles relating to the life of a rabbi, pastor, priest or minister in a congregational setting. It is quite...
Youths tackle immortality in ‘Tuck Everlasting’
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Youths tackle immortality in ‘Tuck Everlasting’

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor Many Chandler children and teens will delve into immortality and the need to create meaningful lives when they present in the musical “Tuck Everlasting” at a Gilbert theater. Opening night...
Youths can shine at Chandler Center musical camp
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Youths can shine at Chandler Center musical camp

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Colleen Sparks, Managing Editor   Young songbirds, kids with dancing feet and children who have caught the acting bug can learn new skills and hit the stage during a camp at Chandler Center for the Arts this fall. Parents...
Waymo program aims for Valley Metro commuters
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Waymo program aims for Valley Metro commuters

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By Wayne Schutsky, Managing Editor   Self-driving vehicles are typically described as a disruptive technology that will make traditional modes of public transportation obsolete, but a recent announcement by Chandler-based...
Voters will consider Proposition 408 – Home Rule Option
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Voters will consider Proposition 408 – Home Rule Option

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler   A Home Rule election is held every four years in Chandler and has been approved by voters each time. With the passage of Proposition 408, the Chandler City Council would continue to establish...
Voters to choose three Council members in primary
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Voters to choose three Council members in primary

August 7th, 2018 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler The City of Chandler will hold a primary election on Aug. 28 for the purpose of electing a mayor and three council members. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Councilmember Kevin Hartke is running...